MAHP member health plans have consistently been rated the country’s best for clinical quality and have been pioneers in developing new and innovative programs to improve quality of care for individuals with chronic and acute conditions. While the approach each health plan takes may vary, the goal among all is the same: promoting measures that improve patients’ health outcomes, care experiences and well-being.
MAHP Report on Expanded Use of SCOs
The white paper examines the differences between the benefits the Senior Care Option (SCO) plans offer and the services provided to dual-eligible individuals who receive care in the fee-for-service Medicare and Medicaid programs. The report concludes that the state could generate significant savings, offer enhanced benefits, and provide a simpler, more convenient process for providers by enrolling all eligible low-income seniors in one of the state’s SCO plans.